cytology

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the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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Although cytologic sampling is possible in the head of the pancreas, it is difficult to provide brush cytology specimens beyond the head of the pancreas.
Influence of stricture dilation and repeat brushing on the cancer detection rate of brush cytology in the evaluation of malignant biliary obstruction.
EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration of suspected hilar cholangiocarcinoma in potentially operable patients with negative brush cytology.
Brush cytology of the bile duct is an insensitive test for the diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma.
Overall sensitivity was 74%, with sensitivities for brush cytology (46%) and FNA (85%) approximating the values reported in the literature.
In our experience, atypical diagnoses are much more common with brush cytology than with FNA specimens.
Accuracy and complication rate of brush cytology from bile duct versus pancreatic duct.